Seeking tour guides…

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is hiring tour guides for its summer programme of guided tours of heritage sites in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area. If you’re interested, you need to have a strong interest in history and heritage, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Training and/or previous experience as a guide will be an advantage;…

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Deansgrange Cemetery

I visited Deansgrange Cemetery this afternoon for a tour of 1916 civilian graves by Ray Bateson, who has a wealth of knowledge on all things related to graves in Ireland. Deansgrange is one of Ireland’s most significant cemeteries, particularly for 20th century graves. Below are some pictures, including John A. Costello’s grave.

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